Head of Train Service Delivery
Employer: First Great Western
Salary: Circa £60,000
Closing date: 10th August 2012
Position advertised by: First Group
First Great Western has one of the largest and most complex rail networks in the UK, carrying one and a half million passengers every week on 9,000 services, and calling at 276 stations. Our High Speed Inter-city services link South Wales, the Cotswolds and the South West with London.
With recent investments in the industry there has never been a more exciting time to join us. As Head of Train Service Delivery you will be responsible for the efficient day-to-day control of train services, including the interface with Network Rail through the Integrated Control Centre and Customer Services.
The role will include leadership of the Performance team including Integrated Control Centre, Current Operations, Performance Analysis and Delay Attribution teams.
You will be responsible for the provision of a resourced Integrated Control Function to ensure the safe, effective and efficient delivery of the train plan as well as ensuring that safety critical competence management systems are developed, implemented and enforced throughout the Service Delivery and Performance Team.
You will provide competent advice and assistance, to all functions, on operational and occupational safety; and, in particular, the development and maintenance of effective, compliant and business-integrated Safety and Operational Management Systems all the time ensuring compliance with all Railway Group and Company standards
In return you will receive a competitive basic salary, entry into a final salary pension scheme, a generous holiday allowance and free travel for you and your family on First Great Western services. First Great Western is committed to the safety of its customers and employees. The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment medical (including a drugs test) and provide satisfactory employment references and undertake a criminal record check.
To apply for this or any other FirstGroup vacancy please go to www.firstgroupcareers.com. Please can all applicants provide a CV alongside on-line applications.